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Cad Drafter Salary

$59,508 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,321

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Cad Drafter is $59,508 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cad Drafter is between $43,285 and $73,009. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cad Drafter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Drafts designs utilizing computer-aided drafting systems to prepare drawings and designs.
  • Converses with engineers and other subject matter experts to interpret design concepts, determine nature and type of required detailed working drawings, and coordinate work with others.
  • Uses required drafting and mechanical drawing skills, and knowledge of computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software.
Cad Drafter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Drafters, All Other

Job family population: 14,580

Estimated population of Cad Drafter jobs: 231

Rate of error: 3.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$68,986
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Cad Drafter Job Listings for United States

Mechanical/CAD Drafter
Nov 13
Torrance, United States
The Creative Group
TCG is seeking a CAD Drafter for a Manufacturing company in the the South Los Angeles area near Torrance, CA. This role will remain as a 3-6mo contract assignment, working Monday to Friday onsite
Mechanical CAD Designer - Lynnwood, WA
Nov 5
Lynnwood, United States
Hydroid
Creates engineering drawings with electronic drafting programs. * Enters data into electronic ... design practices in the process. * Applies knowledge of engineering notes/instructions to generate ...
FEA/ CAD Specialist
Oct 7
Modesto, CA, USA
Hogan Mfg., Inc.
JOB SUMMARY We are looking for an CAD and FEA specialist with knowledge of SOLIDWORKS software ... drafting/design experience · 3 years + of FEA/structural analysis experience · Proven experience ...
Mechanical Drafter with Autocad and Solidworks 19-00863
Nov 10
Dixon, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Drafter Location: Franklin Grove / Dixon, IL Pay Rate: $15- $19/hr Duration of Job: Direct Hire ... Associates in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is preferred with 0-3 years of CAD experience
CAD Designer / CAM Operator
Sep 23
Victorville, CA, USA
ICR Staffing Services
Responsibilities: -Develop CAD/CAM drawings and other documentation as required for customers and production. -Provide sign drawings as required for customers and production. -Analyze customer design ...

The average pay for a Cad Drafter is $59,508 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cad Drafter is between $43,285 and $73,009. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cad Drafter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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